Mysteries of Mesopotamia
Sixth graders participate in an Internet scavenger hunt designed to help students uncover the mysteries of Ancient Mesopotamia. They compare and contrast the governments in Ancient Mesopotamia to our government.
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The Seven Blunders of the World
Learners explore the cultures and civilizations of Mesopotamia. They take a look at the factors that shaped the region, and study the history of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and other ancient wonders of the world. The class is divided...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Back to the Future!
Throughout history, inventions from around the world have enhanced life and made doing more efficient. The invention of the automobile has changed the world and made traveling easier. The invention of the light bulb allows us to see...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Ancient Greece: Athens as a City State
Sixth graders find Greece on the map and recognize how the geography of Greece was important in its development. In this ancient Greece instructional activity, 6th graders research Greece and compare to the civilization of ancient Egypt....
6th English Language Arts
The Rise of the City States in Greece
Sixth graders examine Ancient Greece and its development of democracy. In this Greek History lesson, 6th graders explore the rise of city-states in Greece and its overall effect on the development of democracy. The class continues with...
6th Social Studies & History